The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 684 708 670
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 210 173 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 156 143 182
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 199 £50,000 - 24
London -38 84 £53,500 -2.72% 6
South East +12 66 £45,000 +12.50% 3
City of London -2 27 £58,000 +16.00% 2
Berkshire +18 24 £52,500 +6.06% 1
West Midlands +29 20 £47,500 +28.37% 4
Surrey +9 16 £37,500 +15.38%
East of England +2 16 £46,250 - 8
Kent +7 12 £41,250 -8.33%
Reading +16 9 £50,000 +0.50%
Hertfordshire - 9 £56,500 - 1
Birmingham +10 8 £47,500 +28.37% 2
Bracknell 0 8 £52,500 +70.73%
North West +6 7 £58,000 +36.47% 1
Hampshire -7 7 £49,250 -4.83% 1
Cheshire - 6 - - 1
Warrington - 6 - - 1
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Havant - 6 £49,250 -
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Solihull - 6 - -
Stevenage - 6 - -
Wales -6 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds -27 5 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire -32 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -44 5 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 - 1
Camberley - 5 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 5 £45,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £37,500 -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 377 (92.40%) Network Security
2 336 (82.35%) Firewall
3 333 (81.62%) Cisco
4 278 (68.14%) CheckPoint
5 237 (58.09%) Cisco Certification
6 203 (49.75%) Juniper
7 172 (42.16%) CCNP
8 171 (41.91%) VPN
9 131 (32.11%) WAN
10 126 (30.88%) CCNA
11 124 (30.39%) Cisco ASA
12 120 (29.41%) LAN
13 87 (21.32%) Windows
14 86 (21.08%) OSPF
15 83 (20.34%) BGP
15 83 (20.34%) SSL
16 82 (20.10%) F5
17 73 (17.89%) Telecoms
18 71 (17.40%) Finance
18 71 (17.40%) CCSA
19 70 (17.16%) TCP/IP
20 69 (16.91%) Security Cleared
21 68 (16.67%) MPLS
22 67 (16.42%) CCSE
23 63 (15.44%) Cisco IOS
24 62 (15.20%) Junos
25 59 (14.46%) Linux
26 56 (13.73%) Load Balancing
27 55 (13.48%) Wireless
28 53 (12.99%) Fortinet

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.64%) IIS
2 13 (3.19%) Apache
3 11 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.49%) Lync
6 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.19%) MS Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) RMDS
1 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 377 (92.40%) Network Security
2 336 (82.35%) Firewall
3 171 (41.91%) VPN
4 131 (32.11%) WAN
5 124 (30.39%) Cisco ASA
6 120 (29.41%) LAN
7 86 (21.08%) OSPF
8 83 (20.34%) BGP
8 83 (20.34%) SSL
9 70 (17.16%) TCP/IP
10 68 (16.67%) MPLS
11 63 (15.44%) Cisco IOS
12 62 (15.20%) Junos
13 55 (13.48%) Wireless
14 50 (12.25%) IPsec
14 50 (12.25%) DNS
15 38 (9.31%) Cisco PIX
16 35 (8.58%) Internet
16 35 (8.58%) EIGRP
17 33 (8.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 12 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 71 (17.40%) Finance
3 42 (10.29%) Retail
4 17 (4.17%) Legal
5 8 (1.96%) Banking
6 7 (1.72%) Billing
7 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.98%) .NET
2 3 (0.74%) Middleware
2 3 (0.74%) CSS
3 2 (0.49%) SOAP
4 1 (0.25%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.54%) SecurID
2 25 (6.13%) Hedge funds
3 18 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.21%) PKI
5 8 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.96%) Web 2.0
6 7 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.47%) Statistics
7 6 (1.47%) CESG
8 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.49%) Open Source
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) Online Games
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.25%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.32%) Windows
2 59 (14.46%) Linux
3 29 (7.11%) UNIX
4 17 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.98%) CentOS
6 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.73%) Load Balancing
2 47 (11.52%) Network Management
3 37 (9.07%) Information Security
3 37 (9.07%) Change Management
4 30 (7.35%) Capacity Management
5 23 (5.64%) Change Control
6 22 (5.39%) Network Design
7 21 (5.15%) Security Management
8 20 (4.90%) Service Management
8 20 (4.90%) ITIL
9 19 (4.66%) SIEM
10 18 (4.41%) Asset Management
11 14 (3.43%) Validation
12 13 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.19%) Algorithmic Trading
13 12 (2.94%) Network Architecture
13 12 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
14 9 (2.21%) Data Security
14 9 (2.21%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.33%) SQL
2 28 (6.86%) Perl
3 23 (5.64%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.92%) Python
4 16 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.70%) Java
6 3 (0.74%) VB
6 3 (0.74%) C
7 2 (0.49%) PHP
7 2 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 237 (58.09%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (42.16%) CCNP
3 126 (30.88%) CCNA
4 71 (17.40%) CCSA
5 69 (16.91%) Security Cleared
6 67 (16.42%) CCSE
7 36 (8.82%) CISSP
8 34 (8.33%) JNCIA
9 31 (7.60%) Degree
10 25 (6.13%) JNCIS
10 25 (6.13%) SC Cleared
11 24 (5.88%) CCIE
12 19 (4.66%) CCSP
13 13 (3.19%) CCDP
14 10 (2.45%) CCDA
15 9 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.72%) JNCIE
17 6 (1.47%) CEH
18 5 (1.23%) GSEC
18 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.66%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.23%) QA
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 13 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.70%) vSphere
5 4 (0.98%) Nmap
5 4 (0.98%) Snort
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) UAG
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.92%) Nessus
3 12 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 10 (2.45%) OpenView
5 5 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.74%) Cacti
8 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.49%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 333 (81.62%) Cisco
2 278 (68.14%) CheckPoint
3 203 (49.75%) Juniper
4 82 (20.10%) F5
5 53 (12.99%) Fortinet
6 46 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 39 (9.56%) Blue Coat
7 39 (9.56%) SolarWinds
8 36 (8.82%) Citrix
9 31 (7.60%) Fujitsu
9 31 (7.60%) VMware
10 27 (6.62%) Brocade
11 22 (5.39%) Aruba
12 18 (4.41%) Oracle
13 17 (4.17%) Nokia
14 16 (3.92%) McAfee
15 14 (3.43%) Sophos
16 13 (3.19%) HP
16 13 (3.19%) SonicWALL
16 13 (3.19%) IronPort
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Comprehensive Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago